At UCLA, we're always looking for information that will be helpful to our patients. Here are a few great links for your ongoing quest for good health and fitness!
Our Health Resources section gives you access to our interactive Health Encyclopedia, Symptom Navigator, Heart Health Center, Women's Health Center and much more.
Healthfinder® is an excellent place to start for information on almost any medical condition. The site is managed by the US Department of Health and Human Services and most of the links are pre-screened for usefulness and accuracy.
National Institute of Health Information Index helps you identify the Institute that researches your health topic. Finding the right Institute is an important step in finding answers to health-related questions. After each subject term, you will find the abbreviated name of the NIH institute along with a telephone number to call for information on that subject. In addition, we provide a link to the relevant Institute. It's important to note that the links will not take you immediately to information on that subject. You will be taken to the home page of the relevant Institute.
CDC: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recognized as the lead federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people - at home and abroad, providing credible information to enhance health decisions, and promoting health through strong partnerships. CDC serves as the national focus for developing and applying disease prevention and control, environmental health, and health promotion and education activities designed to improve the health of the people of the United States . Excellent source for Travel and Immunizations.
National Library of Medicine PubMed Medline provides access to over 11 million MEDLINE citations back to the mid-1960's and additional life science journals. PubMed includes links to many sites providing full text articles and other related resources.
American Academy of Family Physicians (familydoctor.org) All of the information within familydoctor.org has been written and reviewed by physicians and patient education professionals at the American Academy of Family Physicians. The information is regularly reviewed and updated.
Supertracker.usda.gov is an online dietary & physical activity assessment tool.
All About Your Prescription Medication: PDRhealth consumer website by the publisher of the PDR. Information about prescription drugs and diseases.